Deliberate

Are you being deliberate in your faith to stay near to God?  We have some tough teaching today relating to what happens when do the opposite: When we deliberately continue to sin against God, we treat the blood of Jesus as unholy, and we insult the Spirit of grace… Continue reading

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Staying Near

Staying near means we are to hold unswervingly to our hope, not because we are strong and able, but because he who promised is faithful.  Today we learn the components of a life which is staying near to the Lord Jesus and is lived in expectancy of his return… Continue reading

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Outer Circle Inner Circle Balance

Jesus was criticized for eating with and befriending sinners who were ‘defiled’ while he was the supposed consecrated Teacher.  Today we see the balance of Jesus’ example is found in loving and befriending everyone while holding close to an inner circle of faith… Continue reading

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Character, Reputation, and Settling Accounts

Today we see the character and reputation of Job and the character and reputation of God working together.  And we see that in terms of God’s justice, the accounts do not always settle at the end of each business day.  This leaves much room for us to trust God fully… Continue reading

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Drawing Near: The New and Living Way

Do you ever reflect on whether you are worthy to be in church?  This is a trap.  The best and worst of us on any given Sunday are only able to commune with God and draw near to him because of Jesus, who makes us worthy.  This is the new and living way! Continue reading

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Romantic Getaway Time

Who doesn’t like a little romantic getaway? It’s time to release the pressure of life and simply enjoy each other.   Ever been to the Notell Motel?  Today we remind ourselves that sex belongs to the people of the Lord.  Don’t surrender it.  There is fruit ripe for the pickin’ Continue reading

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Consider Your Ways

Am I building my house or God’s house? Today we read of people who were sowing to themselves. And so, God was intercepting their harvest and withholding it from them. They were putting their wages into a purse with holes in it. God says: Consider your ways… Continue reading

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